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Canada signs new agreements securing access for canola and beef

Posted September 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As one of the world’s largest exporters of agricultural and agri-food products, stable and predictable access to international markets is essential to Canadians.

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Backgrounder – Canola

Posted September 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Building on the progress achieved during Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s late-August 2016 visit to Beijing, Canada and China signed a memorandum of understanding on canola on September 23, 2016.

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Backgrounder – Beef

Posted September 24, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada and China have signed a protocol to expand market access for Canadian beef exports to China to include bone-in beef.

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Canada Finalizes Certification Program for Export of Wild Rice to China

Posted September 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada Finalizes Certification Program for Export of Wild Rice to China

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Statement by the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Posted September 19, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Today the Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and the Honourable John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship made the following statement:

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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Berthierville and Lavaltrie, Quebec

Posted September 14, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The CFIA has confirmed the presence of EAB in the regional county municipality of D’Autray in the towns of Berthierville and Lavaltrie, Quebec.

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Minister MacAulay Announces Trade Mission to China

Posted September 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-food, highlighted today he will be leading a trade mission to China in the fall.

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Canada Invests in Advanced Dairy Technology

Posted September 9, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay announced today an investment of $10 million for Vitalus Nutrition Inc. to commercialize a value-added prebiotic.

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Minister Navdeep Bains to participate in Innovation Town Hall at the University of Calgary

Posted September 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, and Minister responsible for Western Economic Diversification Canada, will participate in an Innovation Townhall, hosted by Innovate Calgary, where he will speak t…

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Government of Canada Investment Boosts Science Capacity at Saskatchewan Agriculture Research and Development Centre

Posted September 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadians rely on a strong agriculture industry and innovation helps ensure its success.

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POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER – The Event Scheduled for Today is Postponed Until Tomorrow, September 2nd at 11 a.m. – Funding Announcement for Red Soil Organics

Posted September 1, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, and on behalf of …

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Protect the quality of your stored grain from insect infestations and mould

Posted August 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Harvest is underway, and storage bins are filling up fast. Keep these methods in mind to protect the quality of your stored grain from insect infestations and mould.

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Naber Specialty Grains Ltd.: payments issued to eligible producers for unpaid deliveries

Posted August 29, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Producers who did not receive payment for grain delivered to Naber Specialty Grains Ltd. have been issued payments for their eligible claims through the Canadian Grain Commission’s Payment Protection Program.

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First case of whirling disease in Canada

Posted August 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of Whirling Disease in fish in Johnson Lake in Banff National Park.

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Clean Seed Innovation Leads to Precise Seeding Technology

Posted August 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parliamentary Secretary Terry Beech, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced an investment of $1,825,000 to Clean Seed Agricultural Technologies Ltd. to support the commercialization, production and dis…

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Minister of Agriculture Visits Saskatchewan to Discuss Key Agricultural Issues

Posted August 18, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Lawrence MacAulay is in Saskatchewan this week to discuss key issues facing the agriculture sector.

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Canada’s Ornamental Horticulture Industry Gets Federal Support to Grow their Markets

Posted August 17, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Stephen Fuhr, Member of Parliament for Kelowna-Lake Country, on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of up to $1.1 million to grow the domestic and international market for Canadian ornamenta…

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Researching New Forage Mixtures to Enhance Cattle Sector Competitiveness

Posted August 12, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced a contribution of $97,500 to Agriculture nordique axée sur la production bovine (ANPB), to examine the agronomic and economic potential of new forage mixtures suited to northern climates in Eastern Canada. He made the announcement at the 15th anniversary of the Foire gourmande in Ville-Marie.

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Help Stop the Destruction of Canadian Trees

Posted August 10, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Trees clean our air, filter ground water, increase property value, enhance our quality of life and contribute to economic prosperity in the forestry sector.

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Three flaxseed varieties will be deregistered August 1, 2017

Posted August 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As of August 1, 2017, the varieties CDC Arras, Flanders and Somme will be removed from the flaxseed variety designation list.

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Investing in science – Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Sherbrooke Research and Development Centre is getting a new bioreactor

Posted August 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Government of Canada is committed to investing in science and innovation for the benefit of Canadians, the environment, and the economy. On June 16, 2016, Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay announced that the department was receiv…

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Emerald Ash Borer confirmed in Saint-Gabriel, Quebec

Posted August 4, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The CFIA has confirmed the presence of EAB in the Municipality of D’Autray in the town of Saint-Gabriel, Quebec.

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AC Crystal wheat to move to Canada Northern Hard Red class in 2019

Posted July 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

As of August 1, 2019, the Canadian Grain Commission will designate the wheat variety AC Crystal to the Canada Northern Hard Red class.

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Ontario and Canada Investing in Barrie Area Agricultural Projects

Posted July 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The provincial and federal governments have invested over $1 million in 24 projects in Barrie and the surrounding area of Dufferin County and Simcoe County to help grow the area’s food and beverage sector and the local economy.

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New crop year reminders for western producers and industry

Posted July 26, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about grain grading changes that come into effect on August 1, 2016 in western Canada

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Statement from Minister MacAulay on Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Agriculture Annual Conference

Posted July 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, today issued the following statement regarding the annual conference of federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture.

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Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Set the Direction for the Next Agricultural Framework

Posted July 22, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canada’s federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) Ministers of Agriculture today concluded their annual conference with Ministers issuing the Calgary Statement ― representing a consensus among Ministers regarding the key priorities to develop th…

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Federal, Provincial, Territorial Ministers’ of Agriculture Wrap-Up Annual Conference

Posted July 21, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The meeting of federal, provincial and territorial Agriculture Ministers will wrap-up with remarks to be delivered by this year’s co-chairs, federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay and Alberta Minister of Agriculture Oneil Carlier.

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Achieving Growth Through Development of Canadian Beef Markets

Posted July 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Canadian Beef has built a reputation as being some of the tastiest and best quality beef in the world.

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Minister of Agriculture Visits Southern Ontario to Engage with Stakeholders on Key Agricultural Priorities

Posted July 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay was in southern Ontario this week seeking input on the next agricultural policy framework and other key agricultural issues.

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Market Successfully Restored for Canadian Beef Exports to Taiwan

Posted July 8, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, today announced that Taiwan has lifted its temporary ban on Canadian beef, effective July 8, 2016.

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Avian influenza confirmed on farm in Southern Ontario

Posted July 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Preliminary testing by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has confirmed the presence of H5 avian influenza on a duck farm near St. Catharines, Ontario as a low pathogenic subtype.

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Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Invests in Wine Grape Research in Nova Scotia

Posted July 7, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay today announced $400,000 to support a wine grape research program at the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Kentville Research…

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New crop year reminders for Eastern producers and industry

Posted June 30, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Canadian Grain Commission reminds the grain industry and producers about a grain grading change that comes into effect on July 1, 2016 in eastern Canada.

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The Forum of Labour Market Ministers to hold consultations on labour market transfer agreements

Posted June 28, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Federal, provincial and territorial Ministers reinforced their commitment to collaborate on key opportunities and challenges facing the Canadian workforce and agreed to work together to conduct broad-based consultations on the annual $3 billion investm…

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Canada Gains New Access to the Turkish Market for Canadian Cattle

Posted June 27, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced today that the Government of Canada has opened new market access for Canadian breeding cattle to T…

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Government of Canada Invests in Gluten-Free Awareness

Posted June 25, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

The Member of Parliament for St. John’s East, Nick Whalen, on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister, Lawrence MacAulay, announced today an investment of over $500,000 for the Canadian Celiac Association to help increase awareness and enhance access to Canadian sources of gluten-free grains.

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New Biosecurity Standard helps protect Canadian horses

Posted June 20, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Simple ways for owners and handlers to protect horses from disease

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Innovative mill stimulates growth in Canada’s organic grains sector

Posted June 16, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

Parliamentary Secretary Jean-Claude Poissant, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, today extends his congratulations to the Meunerie Milanaise Inc. (La Milanaise) on the official opening of their new state-of-the-a…

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Full List of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Infrastructure Investment Projects

Posted June 16, 2016 by Canada News Centre - National News

This project will replace aging or obsolete equipment at the Pilot Plant, which directly supports the food processing industry by providing facilities to support innovation.

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